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Growing smarter supply chains
April 17, 2018

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan Northern Australian growers are set to benefit from new supply chain technology to improve quality assurance thanks to…

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Short-sighted policy puts fruit and vegetable supply at risk
April 10, 2018

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan The vegetation management issue is not a city vs country issue but has the potential to compromise the…

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Growcom appoints new CEO
April 4, 2018

Leading the horticulture industry into a sustainable and profitable future will be the focus of new Growcom Chief Executive Officer, David…

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Recognising fair employment practices in horticulture
April 3, 2018

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan Growcom is taking positive steps towards establishing an industry-based certification scheme for fair employers in horticulture…

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Get hort code-compliant before it’s too late
March 27, 2018

By Growcom CEO by Pat Hannan All grower and traders operating through the Central markets must have a valid Horticulture Produce Agreement…

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Unfair bill puts fruit and veg production at risk
March 26, 2018

Queensland consumers will have less access to locally grown fruit and vegetables if the new vegetation management laws are passed without…

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Queensland agriculture calls for vegetation management laws to be rejected
March 23, 2018

Today a unified Queensland agriculture sector has come together urging the State Government to reconsider its agenda to introduce unbalanced vegetation…

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Productivity surges with seasonal workers for Quebec Citrus
March 20, 2018

Hesitant to jump straight in, Troy and Ainsley Emmerton of Quebec Citrus started out by trialling the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP)…

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Horticulture Now News – Edition 03 2018
March 20, 2018

BAD POLICY HURTS GROWERS The reintroduction of imbalanced vegetation management legislation has left growers frustrated with the State Government’s failure to…

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Bad policy hurts growers
March 20, 2018

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan The reintroduction of unbalanced vegetation management legislation into the Queensland Parliament is, quite simply, bad policy –…

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Investment key to water efficiency
March 12, 2018

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan As growers face the imminent roll-out of water metering in the Granite Belt and Border Rivers…

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Prime agricultural land essential for horticulture’s future
March 6, 2018

By Growcom CEO Pat Hannan Prime agricultural land is an irreplaceable asset that must be protected for future generations particularly in…

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